Find tips on establishing or maintaining a lush green lawn.

What Does Lime Do for Grass?

Lime on Grass

You may have seen bags of lime stacked next to your favorite fertilizer at your local garden center and wondered if this is something you should be using on your lawn. While lime tends be relatively inexpensive, it is not necessary for every lawn. Let’s take a look at what lime does for grass and …

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Can You Mow Wet Leaves?

how to mow wet leaves

While fall brings the beauty of leaves changing colors, it also brings the hassle of having to clean up those leaves after they fall from the trees. During the fall, the weather is notorious for being unpredictable in many areas. This is particularly true in the northern United States where the fall brings a range …

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Does Roundup Kill Grass?

Roundup grass killer

Q: Does Roundup kill grass? A: Yes, Roundup (as pictured above) is an effective way to kill both grass and weeds down to the root. It is commonly used to kill an existing lawn so that it can be seeded or sodded to establish a more appealing lawn. You must wait at least three days after application …

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Leaf Clean Up Options for your Yard

Ways to clean up leaves

The fall season is a beautiful time of year for many people who live near deciduous trees. The typical green leaves we grow comfortable with during spring and summer start to gradually change to amazing colors of red, orange, yellow, brown, and beyond. Unfortunately, this beauty is fleeting as the trees quickly shed their leaves …

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The 9 Best Leaf Scoops for 2020

Best Leaf Scoops

What Are Leaf Scoops Raking leaves into a pile is the easy part. Picking up leaves and transferring them into a bag is another story. Many people struggle with this step during fall cleanup as they try to place leaves into a bag using their hands, a rake with their hands, or another inefficient method. …

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